Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I find Smart Works Edinburgh?
Bonnington Bond building is located at the junction of Anderson Place and Bonnington Road. The entry to Bonnington Bond is via the car park at the back of the building. Suite 24 is located on the first floor and you need to use the buzzer to call the office. If you are lost please give us a call on 0131 516 7787 and we will assist you.
- What is the referral criteria?
If your client is a woman with a confirmed job interview then you can refer her to Smart Works. We help women prepare for interviews for paid jobs, apprenticeships, work placements, unpaid roles and informal interviews. We do not dress clients for family events, business launches or college interviews.
- Do you dress male clients as well?
No we do not. If you would like to refer male clients for interview dressing and preparation, please contact Grass Roots on 0131 629 9858.
- Where do I deliver donations?
Please deliver your donations to our office in Suite 24, Bonnington Bond, 2 Anderson Place, Edinburgh EH6 5NP. Our office is open Monday – Friday 9:30am – 5pm, excluding Bank Holidays. If you wish to deliver your donation outside of our operating hours, please give us a call on 0131 516 7787 to allow us to make arrangements.
- Can clients call you directly to refer themselves for your service?
We do recognise that our clients sometimes are given very short notice and they might not have enough time to be referred via their employment advisor. If this is the case we do encourage clients to call us directly to book an appointment but we will require them to present a proof of their interview.
- How do I book in for a second dressing appointment?
If you are a Smart Works client and have been successful in securing a job, you are welcome to come for a second dressing where we will provide you with additional clothing for your new role. The second dressing appointment will take about an hour. To book an appointment please call our office on 0131 516 7787.